armled

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

arm +‎ led, used since 1578, ambigiuous already at that time.[1]

Noun[edit]

armled c

  1. an elbow joint[1][2][3]
  2. a wrist[1]

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is a less frequently used word, which might explain the confusing double meaning. For clarity, use armbåge (elbow), armbågsled (elbow joint) or handled (wrist).

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Svenska Akademiens ordbok online.
  2. ^ armled in Nordisk familjebok (1st ed., 1876)
  3. ^ armled in Nordisk familjebok (2nd ed., 1904)